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Jul 3, 2012

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Interim President, Dr. Eric Darr, and Robert J. Dolan, Chair of the Board of Trustees, visited on July 2nd with the editorial board of the Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper, The Patriot-News.

The wide-ranging discussion addressed many topics concerning Harrisburg University.  The Patriot-News published an excerpt of the discussion on page A-11 in the July 3rd issue of the paper.  The article is found online at

The Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Darr interim president of the University effective July 1, 2012.

Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania's need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email

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